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Secrets of Adobe Bridge

Secrets of Adobe Bridge


You’re impressed with Adobe CS2 and love Adobe Bridge, its new navigational control center. But are you making the most out of it? Adobe Bridge is more than a simple file browser. It’s a powerful desktop tool and provides centralized access to all your suite project files, applications, and settings. With file organization and sharing, plus Adobe Stock Photos at your fingertips all the time, Adobe Bridge speeds your workflow and keeps your ideas moving. In this first book to cover Adobe Bridge, best-selling author Terry White shows how to fully utilize this cool, productivity-enhancing software. You’ll master organizing your files using the Bridge while customizing views and your workspace. You’ll also learn how to view files (PDFs, multi-page InDesign files, Photoshop images, and more) in Adobe Bridge and directly see fonts and swatches used without actually opening a file as well as how to create collections of files, send files out for email review, track projects, effectively use Version Cue, set up RSS feeds, purchase stock photos, and more!

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Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 for Mac & Windows

Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 for Mac & Windows


The Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 for Mac & Windows allows you to make quick edits, add artistic touches like a pro, or transform your photos to show your vision. Express your creativity in beautiful photo books and cards. Access your photos on the go, and always find any photo, fast.Share a photo album right to a web gallery for friends and family everywhere to enjoy. And be social -share to Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, Twitter, and more. Sync your mobile photos with Elements and your Elements photos with your mobile devices, so you can access any memory anywhere.
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Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 & Premiere Elements 12 for Mac and Windows

Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 & Premiere Elements 12 for Mac and Windows


Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 & Premiere Elements 12 for Mac and Windows combines two powerful editing programs, one for photos and one for video, into a complete and easy-to-use workflow. With a wide variety of photo and video editing tools, Photoshop/Premiere Elements 12 gives you the entire set of tools you need to create stunning photos and videos to share with your friends and family.Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 is America’s #1 selling photo editing software. It’s designed specifically for those who are just getting started with photo editing and need an easy way to organize, edit, create, and share their photos. Photoshop Elements 12 makes it easier than ever to make your photos look their best. The easy-to-use editing tools are perfect for any user level-from quick edits to in-depth photo masterpieces, you’ll have the freedom to explore your vision’s potential.Photoshop Elements 12 brings several new features to the table, including guided edits, enhanced Content Aware tools, and the ability to view and share your Elements albums from your smartphone or tablet.Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 Key Features:Discover a friendly and intuitive environment-Organize, edit, create, and share more quickly and easily thanks to big, bold icons; a helpful Action bar; and the ability to choose from Quick, Guided, and Expert editing modes to fit your needs. Take your photos with you wherever you go-Easily view, relive, and share your Elements photos on your smartphone and tablet. And finally-unlock the photos from your mobile device, and see them in your Elements albums back at home.Easily move objects-Move objects in a photo and have the background automatically filled in. Add your personal touch, instantly-Use a variety of one-touch Frames, Effects, and Textures to add depth to your snapshots. Correct pet eye-Remove green, yellow, and other “pet eye” discolorations as easily as you remove red-eye in photos of people. Learn as you use-Produce professional effects using one of more than 25 Guided Edits. New effects include Zoom Burst, which brings dramatic action to your photos; Photo Puzzle, which gives a fun puzzle effect; and Old Photo Restore, which helps you fix an old or worn photo. Share photos-Quickly post your photos on Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, Twitter, and more. Now, easily share your Elements photos in shared albums, and view them on your smartphone or tablet.Go from flawed to phenomenal in seconds-Get the photo fixes you’re looking for with one-step shortcuts that whiten teeth or make skies a vibrant blue. Make unwanted photo elements vanish with one stroke of the Spot Healing Brush, and use Auto Smart Tone for intelligent photo corrections.Do it all with one powerful yet easy-to-use product-Use Photoshop Elements 12 for all your photo needs. Intuitively organize and find photos; edit and enhance them; create custom photo keepsakes; and share via print, the web, and more.Manage your photos more easily-Intuitively sort and manage photos based on people, places, and events using new Organizer views. Find your photos using visual tags that represent people, places, pets, events, and objects.Choose a trusted solution-Bring your photos to life with a powerful picture editing solution built from Adobe Photoshop, the professional standard for digital image editing.Map your memories-Relive your journeys by viewing your photos and videos on a map based on where they were taken.Create fuller panoramas-Easily create your best-looking panoramas yet. Photomerge Panorama uses powerful blending capabilities to fill in jagged edges as it automatically stitches together multiple horizontal or vertical photos.Create the perfect group shot-Never let a frown or a closed pair of eyes ruin a group photo again. With Photomerge Group Shot, it’s easy to combine faces and bodies from a series of pictures to create a single perfect composite.Show off your creativity with flexible layouts-Make calendars, scrapbook pages, cards, and more in minutes using professionally designed templates, or customize every aspect of your creations. Get fun, fresh looks with artwork and templates.Adobe Premiere Elements 12 is a powerful yet easy-to-use video editing software. Users of any level can use the intuitive editing controls to create beautiful movies with special effects that will wow family and friends. From quick moviemaking to professional effects, transitions, themes, and titles, Premiere Elements 12 gives you all the tools you need to empower your inner filmmaker.Adobe Premiere Elements 12 Key Features:Discover a friendly and intuitive environment-Organize, edit, enhance, and share more quickly and easily thanks to big, bold icons; a helpful Action bar; and the ability to choose from Quick and Expert editing modes to fit your needs. Take your videos with you wherever you go-Easily view, relive, and share your Elements videos on your smartphone or tablet. And finally-unlock the photos from your mobile device, and see them in your Elements albums back at home.Learn as you use-Use Guided Edits to learn advanced editing techniques with built-in video tutorials. Build your moviemaking savvy in no time. Get Hollywood effects and styles-Discover more FilmLooks (Comic, Trinity, Yesteryear, Cross Process) to add Hollywood effects and styles to your movies. Add music to your movies-Enhance your video with over 50 musical scores. Use over 250 sound effects to add depth and drama to your movies. Spotlight your subject-Add graphics, text, and effects that move with the subject using motion tracking. Share your stories-Upload your finished movies to Vimeo, YouTube, or your personal website. Adobe Premiere Elements will optimize and format your movie for specific destinations, so your movies always look great. Now, easily share your Elements movies in shared albums and view them on your smartphone or tablet.Choose a trusted solution-Bring your videos to life with a powerful solution from the makers of Adobe Premiere(R) Pro, industry-leading professional video editing software.Do it all with one powerful yet easy-to-use product-Use Adobe Premiere Elements 12 for all your video needs. Import and organize clips, edit them manually or use automated options, and share your movies on virtually any screen.Manage your videos more easily-Intuitively sort and manage video based on people, places, and events using new Organizer views.Map your memories-Relive your journeys by viewing your photos and videos on a map based on where they were taken.Create a polished movie instantly-Get Hollywood techniques with InstantMovie, which automatically edits together your best clips with coordinated music, titles, and effects from your choice of movie theme.Slow down or speed up the action-Create emphasis, suspense, or drama in key movie moments by adding slow-motion effects. Add fast-motion effects to accelerate your narrative or create a sense of energy, excitement, or fun.Save time with smart, automated options-Automatically fix shaky footage and color and lighting problems; trim away all but the best footage; and balance audio elements to create professional-quality sound throughout your movie.Make movies with drag-and-drop ease-Drag and drop thumbnails of your clips, transitions, and effects to quickly create a story in Quick editing mode. Then trim and split clips, drop in filters and effects, create picture-in-picture effects, type titles and text right on the screen, and more.
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Secrets of Adobe Bridge: Making the Most of Adobe Creative Suite 2

Secrets of Adobe Bridge: Making the Most of Adobe Creative Suite 2


You’re impressed with Adobe CS2 and love Adobe Bridge, its new navigational control center. But are you making the most out of it? Adobe Bridge is more than a simple file browser. It’s a powerful desktop tool and provides centralized access to all your suite project files, applications, and settings. With file organization and sharing, plus Adobe Stock Photos at your fingertips all the time, Adobe Bridge speeds your workflow and keeps your ideas moving. In this first book to cover Adobe Bridge, best-selling author Terry White shows how to fully utilize this cool, productivity-enhancing software. You’ll master organizing your files using the Bridge while customizing views and your workspace. You’ll also learn how to view files (PDFs, multi-page InDesign files, Photoshop images, and more) in Adobe Bridge and directly see fonts and swatches used without actually opening a file as well as how to create collections of files, send files out for email review, track projects, effectively use Version Cue, set up RSS feeds, purchase stock photos, and more!

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Adobe Premiere 6.5 Bible

Adobe Premiere 6.5 Bible


‘In addition to being a great resource, this book could have you competing with the big studios in no time.’ David Drain, Art Director, NBCs Access Hollywood Capture dynamic images in digital video for output to PC, CD-ROM, or the Web Explore Premiere 6.5s many enhanced features for incorporating different media files Enhance your presentations and video projects with unforgettable special effects If Adobe Premiere 6.5 can do it, you can do it too. Heres your authoritative, cross-platform guide to editing and refining dynamic digital video with Adobe Premiere, the world’s leading desktop digital video application. Packed with tutorials, tips, and tricks for getting the most from Premieres amazing capabilities, it introduces you to Premiere 6.5 with a special Quickstart project and then takes you all the way to advanced techniques and special effects. With comprehensive coverage of all the enhancements in the newest version, this all-inclusive guidebook leads you from the basics to the secrets every digital video pro should know. Inside, you’ll find complete coverage of Adobe Premiere 6.5Develop digital movies, documentaries, sales presentations, and music videos directly from your desktop computer or laptop Output your digital video production to PC, CD-ROM, the Web, or videotape Integrate narration, music, and sound effects with moving images Discover how Premiere 6.5 works with Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, and GoLive Turn movies shot with a camcorder into exciting digital video productions Build a production using JPEG and TIFF graphics as well as digital video and audio files Bonus cross-platform CD-ROM Tryout version of Adobe Premiere, raw video clips from lessons in the book, a library of usable video clips, and more

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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Ebay, Adobe Reader

Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Ebay, Adobe Reader


A new edition of this title is available, ISBN-10: 0789737833 ISBN-13: 9780789737830 eBay, the world’s largest online trading community, has over 125 million registered users. According to the New York Times, more than 500,000 people make a full- or part-time living on eBay. On any given day there are close to 4 million items listed for auction on the eBay site. Want to make your mark on the eBay world? Absolute Beginner’s Guide to eBay, 4th Edition, is the perfect guide to help you conquer your first auction. The first three editions of this book were huge sellers, so it’s only natural we would update this great book to reflect eBay’s most recent upgrades and enhancements. This new edition is completely revamped to cover the way eBay is used today. It’s more than just online auctions-users also buy and sell via fixed-price listings, Buy It Now, eBay Stores, Half.com, Trading Assistants, and more. You will find everything they need to know to get started in this book!

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Adobe Lightroom 5

Adobe Lightroom 5


Photoshop Lightroom 5 for Mac and Windows (Full Boxed Version) is a complete photo editing and management suite, great for pros and enthusiasts. Lightroom makes everything about digital photography easier and faster. Perfect your shots with powerfully simple adjustments and a full range of advanced controls. Easily find and organize all your photos. Quickly share your favorites on social networks, or showcase them in elegant photo books and web galleries. With Lightroom 5, great shots are only the beginning.Top New Features in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5Advanced Healing Brush: Make your images spotless with a single brush stroke. Adjust the size of the brush and move it in precise paths. Unwanted objects and flaws-even those with irregular shapes like threads-just disappear. Upright(TM): Straighten tilted images with a single click. The new Upright tool analyzes images and detects skewed horizontal and vertical lines, even straightening shots where the horizon is hidden. Radial Gradient: Emphasize important parts of your image with more flexibility and control. The Radial Gradient tool lets you create off-center vignette effects, or multiple vignetted areas within a single image. Smart Previews: Easily work with images without bringing your entire library with you. Just generate smaller stand-in files called Smart Previews. Make adjustments or metadata additions to the Smart Previews and apply your changes to the full-size originals later. Video slide shows: Easily share your work in elegant video slide shows. Combine still images, video clips, and music in creative HD videos that can be viewed on almost any computer or device. Improved photo book creation: Create beautiful photo books from your images. Lightroom includes a variety of easy-to-use book templates, and now you can edit them to create a customized look. Upload your book for printing with just a few clicks.How does Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 differ from Adobe Photoshop?Adobe Photoshop Lightroom software is designed specifically to give digital photographers all the tools they need in one intuitive solution. Lightroom helps them work fast and efficiently, while maintaining the highest quality. Adobe Photoshop software includes advanced tools for detailed, pixel-level editing, compositing, and working with multilayered files.Why should I use Lightroom if I already have Photoshop?Lightroom boosts your efficiency by handling all the tasks a digital photographer faces in one intuitive app. It includes powerfully simple adjustments, as well as the widest range of advanced tools for efficiently processing sets of images, organizing photo libraries, and sharing images.What is the difference between Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop Elements?Lightroom is designed for both amateur and professional photographers, providing powerfully simple one-click features as well as leading-edge tools for advanced image processing. Photoshop Elements provides casual snapshooters with easy-to-use editing controls and automated options to enhance and share photos, as well as use them to create custom keepsakes.
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Video with Adobe Flash CS4 Professional Studio Techniques, Adobe Reader

Video with Adobe Flash CS4 Professional Studio Techniques, Adobe Reader


The definitive guide to creating video for the Web In Video with Adobe Flash CS4 Professional Studio Techniques, Robert Reinhardt goes beyond the entry-level coverage found in other books to bring you a comprehensive look at what you really need to know to produce, host, and distribute Flash-compatible video on the Web, including FLV and AVC/H.264 content. Real world examples and hands-on projects with sample video files provide the expert training you need with tips and insights that everyone can benefit from. You’ll learn: Basic methods, from preproduction through delivery, including capturing, processing, and compressing your video. Production essentials for sharing your footage on the Web, including setting up your Web page and server for seamless video playback and how to create your own video player. Advanced techniques, including building an index and play list, adding captions and banner ads, and designing a comprehensive video experiencefor your audience. Includes complete sample Flash files as shown throughout the book. More than 2 GB of source files are provided, including High Definition (HD) clips, which you can use to perfect your video compression skills. The source files for each chapter are found in the corresponding Lessons folder on the disc. Robert Reinhardt is a highly respected authority on Flash and Flash video. He has authored or co-authored numerous books on Flash, including the Flash Bible and the Flash ActionScript Bible, and his blog and other online articles draw a wide audience. He has developed multimedia courses for educational facilities in Canada and the United States and is an Adobe Certified Instructor for Flash courses at Portland State University. He is a former Vice President of the Multimedia Platforms Group at Schematic and now works with a wide range of clients from his base in Portland, Oregon. A frequent presenter at conferences such as Flashforward, FITC, Flashbelt, and NAB, he is also a contributor at DesignProVideo.com. Forums and updates for this book can be found at FlashSupport.com , where you can share questions and answers with Robert and other readers. All of Peachpit’s eBooks contain the same content as the print edition. You will find a link in the last few pages of your eBook that directs you to the media files. Helpful tips: If you are able to search the book, search for “Where are the lesson files?” Go to the very last page of the book and scroll backwards. You will need a web-enabled device or computer in order to access the media files that accompany this ebook. Entering the URL supplied into a computer with web access will allow you to get to the files. Depending on your device, it is possible that your display settings will cut off part of the URL. To make sure this is not the case, try reducing your font size and turning your device to a landscape view. This should cause the full URL to appear.
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Animation with Scripting for Adobe Flash Professional CS5 Studio Techniques

Animation with Scripting for Adobe Flash Professional CS5 Studio Techniques


The definitive guide to creating animation for the web and mobile devices with top animation designer Chris Georgenes and designer/developer Justin Putney. They reveal how to create and successfully animate characters in Adobe Flash Professional CS5 and how to push the limits of timeline animation with stunning visual effects using ActionScript® 3.0. This Studio Techniques book is designed for intermediate or advanced users who understand the basics of Flash and want to create a more immersive interactive experience. The book includes coverage of storyboarding, 2D character design and rigging, character animation, visual FX with code, workflow automation, and publishing your animation on the web and to mobile devices. Author Bios: Chris Georgenes is a highly respected authority on Flash and animation. He has used Flash professionally for more than a decade and is the proprietor of Mudbubble.com, a web animation studio. He has worked as an Art Director for Playdom and Acclaim Games as well as for clients ranging from the Cartoon Network and Dreamworks, to Comedy Central and Shockwave.com. Chris is a popular speaker at such conferences as Flash in the Can, Flash on Tap, FlashForward, and Adobe MAX. Justin Putney is a freelance designer, developer, and consultant, and he produces animations for his studio, Ajar Productions. Justin has created dozens of free Flash extensions and scripts for other Adobe applications that are used by animators and designers around the globe. See his animation work, tutorials, and extensions at blog.ajarproductions.com, and his portfolio at putney.ajarproductions.com. Note from the publisher: FREE Adobe Flash Professional CS5.5 updates are available for this title. Simply register your product at www.peachpit.com/register and you will receive the updates when they become available.

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Platswoon Adobe Anline Patent

Platswoon Adobe Anline Patent


A classic staple every woman should have in her closet. Soft patent leather upper Cushioned leather insoles Leather lining Leather outsoles Approx. 4 ½” heel with ½” platform Made in Spain
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Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 4 Classroom in a Book

Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 4 Classroom in a Book


Serious digital photographers, amateur or pro, who seek the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 choose Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 Classroom in a Book from the Adobe Creative Team at Adobe Press. The 11 project-based lessons in this book show readers step-by-step the key techniques for working in Photoshop Lightroom 4.   Photoshop Lightroom 4 delivers a complete workflow solution for the digital photographer, from powerful one-click adjustments to a full range of cutting-edge advanced controls. Readers learn how to manage large volumes of digital photographs, work in a non-destructive environment to allow for fearless experimentation, and perform sophisticated image processing tasks to easily produce good-looking pictures and polished presentations for both web and print.   This completely revised Photoshop Lightroom 4 cross-platform edition explains new tools that bring out greater detail in highlights and shadows, and tools that help you make targeted adjustments to white balance, noise reduction, and more. You’ll learn how to craft elegant photo books, organize your images by location, and easily share your images and videos on social media and photo sharing sites.

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